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Employees put wellbeing on hold for the holidays

British employees are de-prioritising health for Christmas, putting off addressing potentially serious health issues from 12 December to 2 January. According to findings from Bupa UK data, employees prioritise almost everything but their health for most of December. Christmas shopping (20%), visiting ...

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Fighting White Collar Weight Gain: Adding more movement to the workday can be a game changer

Read any research into the relationship between a sedentary job and health and a common theme will emerge. Office workers globally describe the difficulty in balancing a healthy lifestyle with a demanding, desk-based career. Surprised? Unlikely. Employers are well aware ...

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Frazzled workers want employers to invest in breakout spaces

Unhappy workers are imploring their employers to create office breakout spaces so they can eat lunch away from their desks and reset for the afternoon, according to new research. A survey of over 1,000 UK office workers’ carried out by ...

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Businesses share their thoughts on World Mental Health Day

Today, Wednesday 10th October 2018, marks World Mental Health Day. First celebrated in 1992 as an initiative by the World Federation for Mental Health, the day promotes global recognition for mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Research ...

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Leading by example

What does it take for a workplace to achieve WELL certification? Strong design principles based around health and wellbeing, as Hilson Moran’s new Manchester office demonstrates Engineering and sustainability consultancy Hilson Moran has created an exemplar office environment at its Manchester office, ...

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Liftshare is helping businesses to save millions of pounds and tonnes of CO2

A pioneer of sustainable travel, Liftshare is a multi-award-winning platform that connects people driving the same way so that they can share their car journeys. As the biggest car sharing community in the UK, the team’s mission is to ensure ...

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How to make your office more appealing to millennials

It’s no secret that the millennial generation has had a profound impact on society and our office environments are definitely no exception. In fact, the office space may have seen one of the biggest transformations in recent years due to ...

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Step Up

Technology has been instrumental in many advances in the health sector, such as improved data and analysis. However, widespread use of technology, and the resulting sedentary lifestyle, has also begun to create severe health problems. Sitting for too long (more ...

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Changing lives for the better through FM

Joanna Harris, FRICS, has recently been appointed as a Controls and Project Engineer at healthcare giant Eli Lilly UK, where she is responsible for the governance of the control systems used on site, along with delivery of major FM projects ...

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All is well

Landsec’s new HQ office takes a multi-pronged approach to promoting staff wellbeing, from facilitating active working to providing healthy food that people want to eat When property company Landsec relocated its head office to one of its best-known developments, Cardinal ...

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